1. lecithin

noun. ['ˈlɛsəθən, ˈlɛsɪθɪn'] a yellow phospholipid essential for the metabolism of fats; found in egg yolk and in many plant and animal cells; used commercially as an emulsifier.


  • phospholipid

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Rhymes with Lecithin

  • beuthin
  • nothin
  • nothin'
  • somethin'

How do you pronounce lecithin?

Pronounce lecithin as ˈlɛsɪθɪn.

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Sentences with lecithin

1. Noun, singular or mass
So, lecithin is a molecule with one end that is hydrophilic and another that is hydrophobic.

2. Adjective
If you feel sick while on lecithin granules, stop taking them and report the problem to your doctor.

3. Verb, base form
They give lecithin a structure similar to fats, or lipids.

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Ask your doctor how much lecithin to take daily when you discuss adding it to your diet.

5. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Lawhon’s report is a review of published studies on the health advantages lecithin supplements may offer.